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This page provides general tips on travelling as a backpacker. Explore this page for general advice about planning your trip.
Whether you're in a car, riding a motorbike or buzzing around town on a scooter, know the risks and take steps to stay safe on the roads.
Australians love sport and adventure, both locally and overseas. Make sure you’re informed and prepared before you go.
Explore these pages for general advice to help have a safe and hassle-free journey while you are getting around.
Before you go overseas, be aware of some of the common scams that happen to travellers. Take steps to minimise your risk.
Whether you're getting around town by bus, ferry or train, it's important to be prepared. Know the risks so you can take steps to reduce them and stay safe.
Read more about the legislative protections designed to prevent child sex offences abroad.